In this video, you'll learn how to identify resources required and determine how and when to them on board.
- [Voiceover] With a Resource Management Plan,…you identify and document project…roles and responsibilities, who reports to whom,…and the skills you need to get the project work done.…The resource management plan…also includes a staffing plan,…which describes everything about…how you'll staff the project.…First, create a Responsibility Matrix.…A responsibility matrix spells out who can make…or approve decisions, the groups performing work,…and which groups need to be consulted…or informed of what's going on.…
A responsibility matrix includes four categories…of responsibility.…R means a group is responsible for performing work.…I represents Inform, which means a group gets information.…C means that you consult a group about decisions.…However, if they aren't accountable for the decision…that's made, A is for accountable,…which means the group makes or approves decisions…and delegates work.…
During planning, review the responsibility matrix…with stakeholders and work out any disagreements.…If part of your project doesn't have an owner,…
Bonnie Biafore has always been fascinated by how things work and how to make things work better. In this course, she explains the fundamentals of project management, from defining the problem, establishing project goals and objectives, and building a project plan to managing team resources, meeting deadlines, and closing the project. Along the way, she provides tips for reporting on project performance, keeping a project on track, and gaining customer acceptance.
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- Defining the components of a project
- What it takes to be a project manager
- Using project management software like Microsoft Project
- Managing project scope, budget, and schedule
- Managing project resources, including people
- Managing project risk
- Initiating a project
- Identifying and managing stakeholders
- Identifying requirements and deliverables
- Developing a project plan
- Building a project schedule
- Assigning resources to tasks
- Understanding the critical path
- Running the project
- Managing teams
- Monitoring performance
- Closing a project
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Project Management
2. Exploring Project Management Knowledge Areas
3. First Things First
How to develop requirements4m 19s
4. Developing a Project Plan
5. Building a Project Schedule
6. While You Run the Project
7. Working with Teams
8. Monitoring and Controlling Progress and Performance
9. Closing a Project
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